April-May, 1993 Postcrypt Schedule
Friday, April 2___________________________________________________
WOLOSHIN & GRIFFIN -- A duo based in Manhattan, Ellen and Barney
play all-original music with country leanings. One of the things
they have in common is having written and sung many TV jingles.
FRANK TEDESSO -- Frank's original and ingenious songs will rivet
you! Don't miss him!
DAVE'S TRUE STORY -- This jazzy duo consists of Kelly Flint and
David Cantor. They appeared at the Fast Folk Musical Revue this
year at Bottom Line. They've also played Skep and other NYC digs.
Saturday, April 3_________________________________________________
TOM NISHIOKA -- An excellent singer/songwriter and Columbia alumnus
makes his return!
GLIM -- This quartet will be unplugging for their Coffeehouse
debut! They've also played at Under Acme and Sin-e in Greenwich
JEFF BUCKLEY -- Jeff played at the Victoria Williams Benefit
Concert at Tramps last fall, and he was the only artist permitted
to play an encore (on a bill that included Lou Reed, Lucinda
Williams, and Bob Mould)! Postcrypt welcomes him back for his
Friday, April 9___________________________________________________
RUSSEL HALLAC -- Boston-based singer/songwriter makes his Postcrypt
JANET FELD -- Janet hails from Massachussetts, bringing her jazzy
JEROME OWENS -- The way rhythm and blues was meant to be -- that's
how Jerome plays it!
DOROTHY SCOTT -- One of Postcrypt's very favorites, Dorothy has a
powerful, bluesy voice like no other. She recently released her
debut album. She's performed with such notables as Sinead
O'Connor and Carole King down at her frequent Sin-e gigs.
Saturday, April 10________________________________________________
OPEN STAGE -- If you can do it on the stage, sign up at 8:45! All
you procrastinators, this is your last chance to strut your stuff
(music, poetry, performance) this semester.
Friday, April 16__________________________________________________
LESSICK & LINCOLN -- Welcome singer-songwriter Steve Lessick and
percussionist-vocalist Rob Lincoln to the Postcrypt stage.
THE CHANTING HOUSE -- Dublin duo Susan McKeown and John Doyle perform
original material with a distinctive style and an acoustic rock
sound. The urgency of Susan's powerful voice is complemented
by John's driving rhythm guitar accompaniment. They recently
played at S.O.B's, and were featured on the nationally syndicated
radio show Snug Harbor. The Chanting House recorded a track on
the new compilation Straight Outta Ireland by the Scotti Bros.,
due for release this month, which earned mention in recent
issues of Interview and Time Magazine.
Saturday, April 17________________________________________________
EVE SILBER -- Eve has the unique distinction of having taken guitar
lessons from virtuosos Dave van Ronk and Frank Christian. She's
been playing down at Sin-e.
MICHAEL McNEVIN -- Michael McNevin is an up-and-coming
singer/songwriter from Northern California. He's won several
"emerging songwriters" contests including the Kerrville festival.
Great lyrics, impressive guitar work, smooth vocals.
KARIN BLAINE -- According to a neighbor at the Kerrville festival,
Blaine's writing and performing styles are interesting and
GENE & MIMI -- With their "Greenwich Village cutting edge avant
folk, Gene & Mimi are well-known to New York folk crowd.
Recently, they've been playing at the Knitting Factory. Come
check out this funky duo.
Friday, April 23 -- FURNALD FOLKFEST 7PM - 1AM____________________
AMY CORREIA -- She's a Barnard alumna who's played Postcrypt a lot.
She performed at the Postcrypt Coffee House Fast Folk Record
Release party the West End Gate.
ANI DIFRANCO -- Ani DiFranco is a prolific songwriter who recently
released her fourth independently produced album, Puddle Dive.
Ani sings from her own experience, with a powerful voice and
poetic lyrics, accompanied by a unique, rhythmic guitar style.
She's toured the United States, Canada, and Europe, stunning
audiences at both the 1992 Vancouver Folk Festival and 1993
Mountain Stage. Her packed March tour schedule included opening
for Ferron in Philadelphia, PA and Cheryl Wheeler in Cambridge, MA.
Ani is honestly one of the best acts to come our way -- and it
won't be long before everyone else finds out!
Saturday, April 24 -- FURNALD FOLKFEST 7PM - 1AM___________________
ELIJAH WALD -- This guitarist sings folk, blues, and African songs.
He's recorded with Dave van Ronk, and he also makes his own
MARC BERGER -- His band is called the Head Cleaners, and he
recently opened for Bob Dylan. Marc's a long-time favorite.
THE NUDES -- The Nudes consist of an electric cello player and a
guitarist -- they'll be bringing a percussionist to this
Friday, April 30__________________________________________________
STEVE PACKENHAM -- Acoustic sounds, including cello, and a lot of
style. Come early.
VICKY PRATT KEATING -- Her clever, witty originals will fill the
room with good vibes.
RICHARD SHINDELL -- Richard Shindell has become a de facto
artist-in-residence at Postcrypt, appearing frequently as both a
performer and a spectator. Richard's highly-regarded 1992 release
Sparrows Point on Shanachie Records has afforded him national
acclaim. His song "Are You Happy Now?" appeared on Christine
Lavin's When October Goes compilation, and is one of the most
highly requested songs on the WFUV-FM (NYC) City Folk program.
An associate editor of Fast Folk Musical Magazine, Richard enjoys
playing Postcrypt because "it's the only place to play which has
HUGH POOL -- Foot-stomping blues from a Postcrypt favorite.
Definitely not to be missed!
Saturday, May 1___________________________________________________
KIM FOREHAND -- She comes all the way from Kansas to play Postcrypt
on her way to the Nameless Coffeehouse in Boston. She's recently
had a lot of airplay on the World Cafe radio show. Her newest
release is entitled "Cinderella's Song."
TONY TRISCHKA -- Postcrypt welcomes back Tony Trischka, an old friend
of the Coffeehouse who also played at our 25th Anniversary
Benefit Concert in 1989. His latest recording on Rounder Records
features solo and joint works with his former student, Bela Fleck.
In addition, he has also recorded over 15 other records, both solo
and with the bands Skyline and Country Cooking. He is also a
highly respected session musician, and has appeared on Mountain
Stage, Prairie Home Companion, and TNN. Time Magazine calls Tony
an "urban bluegrass whiz," and the Washington Post has written
about his "scintillating picking."
THE METROTONES -- Columbia-grown women's a capella at its finest --
need we say more?
FINIS!!! We reopen in September.
Please note that the Tony Bird show on April 16th has been cancelled.